Tinchy Stryder

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BIO

Tinchy Stryder (real name Kwasi Danquah) is a British grime music artist of Ghanian origin. Stryder hails from Bow in East London and attended St. Bonaventure's Catholic Comprehensive School in Forest Gate, Newham; he is currently enrolled as a student at the local university. Tinchy Stryder had his first UK number one in the Singles Chart with the aptly named song "Number 1", (a collaboration with N-Dubz,R-Soussou and C-Dihmes) that charted on 26 April 2009.

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Apr 23, 2014
Clodagh saddles up for Olympic masterclass with gold medalistsIrish ExaminerMentors have included footballers Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey, rapper Tinchy Stryder and England cricketer Stuart Broad. Clodagh's dad, Ray, is a keen cyclist…
Apr 22, 2014
Release Round-Up: Mastodon, Jedward, The Horrors, Tinchy Stryder and The ...Complete Music UpdateMastodon. You know them, right? They've got a new album coming out this year. It is called 'Once More Around The Sun'. It takes twelve months…
Apr 19, 2014
Dropout UKVIDEO: Tinchy Stryder 'Misunderstood'Dropout UKIt has been a while, but Tinchy Stryder is back with a bang! 'Misunderstood' is the first single to come from Tinchy's fourth album '360' (set to drop later this year)…
Apr 17, 2014
FemaleFirst.co.ukTinchy Stryder returns with new song and music videoFemaleFirst.co.ukTinchy Stryder is making his way back onto the music scene and has released new music video 'Misunderstood' - the first song to be lifted from his forthcoming…
Apr 17, 2014
Bressie and Tinchy Stryder to perform at teen concert in KilbegganWestmeath IndependentThere's an impressive line-up in place for a Teen Aware concert - strictly for the 12 to 19 age group - which takes place in Kilbeggan tomorrow (Friday). Bressie…
Apr 17, 2014
JOEMcDonald's #eurosaverLIVE is back featuring ORB & Gavin JamesJOEAfter the success of last years maiden concert featuring Tinchy Stryder at Dublin's Grand Social, #eurosaverLIVE is back, and it's bigger & better than before! Friday…
Apr 13, 2014
UKZAMBIANSUK Singer Emeli Sande thanks her Zambian rootsUKZAMBIANSSome of the greatest names in modern pop have sung your thrustingly exciting compositions: Tinie Tempah (Let Go), Professor Green (Kids That Love To Dance), Tinchy Stryder (Let It Rain),…
Apr 4, 2014
TV3.ieTinchy Stryder inspired by Kendrick LamarTV3.ieThe British rapper has been hard at work on his new album and has been putting together a comprehensive collection of songs, which he says have been loosely influenced by the US hip-hop icon. Speaking…
Apr 2, 2014
VIP tickets sell out fast for Towie star's guest appearanceNorthumberland GazetteLast year, renowned DJs Judge Jules and Jack Eye Jones, as well as urban music star, Tinchy Stryder, performed sets at the venue. Mark said: “I think Dan's appearance…
Mar 27, 2014
The GuardianThe second coming of grimeThe GuardianTinchy Stryder released Take Me Back, Ironik merged grime and R&B with Stay With Me and Dizzee Rascal collaborated with Calvin Harris. When Wiley, one of the scene's founding fathers, went to…

Fun Facts

Tinchy Started at the age of 13 on pirate radio sets in east London with other well know Grime MC's Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Roll Deep and Street Scholar (Malachi Johnson).
Has his own clothing line - Star In The Hood.
In 2003, won "Best Newcomer" at the Sidewinder awards.